Tiger Shark

Release date:1932

  • Cannery Row, Fisherman's Wharf - Monterey


Edward G. Robinson; directed by Howard Hawks; Warner Bros.; action-packed melodrama -- once referred to as an early version of "Jaws" -- about a Portuguese tuna fisherman who marries a girl out of pity, then sees her fall in love with his best friend (a popular Warner Bros. plot gambit); the action comes from sharks that attack fishermen; scenes filmed along Cannery Row and Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey; the footage was interspersed with a few shots in San Diego and/or San Pedro Harbor, the action was described as "San Diego."